Power Systems

System provider for innovative solutions in the automotive and energy industries

The Power Systems division is a system provider for high-quality and innovative (mobility) solutions, control technologies and digital applications for the automotive and energy industries, among others.

With its business units and business areas, the division stands for outstanding expertise in the following areas: Air Management, Thermal Management, e-mobility and digitalization, hydrogen technology, metallic plain bearings, composite materials and lightweight construction. The Power Systems division also represents Rheinmetall's global aftermarket activities through the Trade business unit.

Business Units

Air Management

The Air Management business unit focuses on systems and components for air and exhaust gas management in combustion engines. Particular attention is paid to the minimization of exhaust and CO2 emissions as well as the thermal management of the exhaust aftertreatment system. The portfolio also includes high-performance small blowers for conveying fuel vapor and air as well as the associated shut-off and control valves. Another focus is on space-neutral, collision-proof and drive-over 230V AC charging systems for electrified vehicles (plug-in hybrids and BEVs).


The Bearings business unit is one of the world's leading suppliers of highly developed plain bearings for vehicles, industrial applications and other applications such as wind turbines and mechanical engineering.

The BU's strengths lie in the development of optimized materials, processes and surface treatments to meet customer-specific requirements. In addition to classic plain bearings, the BU Bearings also operates a continuous casting plant at its Papenburg site, where semi-finished products for the piping industry, for example, are manufactured for worldwide distribution.

The BU Bearings portfolio is rounded off by complex turned and milled parts, which are used in various defense applications, among others.


The Castings business unit, with KS HUAYU AluTech in Germany and HASCO KPSNC in China, has been an expert in highly complex aluminum castings using die casting and low-pressure casting processes for many decades and contributes its extensive expertise in the production of aluminum cylinder heads, cylinder crankcases and structural components, among other things. The product portfolio is rounded off with components for electric drive housings and the global partnerships are expanded through license business.

Electrification & Digitalization

In the field of electrification, the Electrification & Digitalization business unit focuses on high-voltage switches such as contactors and pyro fuses, which ensure highly efficient, safe switching on and off of electric vehicles.
In addition, components for power electronics, including DC-Link capacitors and power modules, are being developed and, as part of digitalization, InCabin Sensing for monitoring vehicle interiors is being worked on intensively. The aim is to effectively improve driver safety and comfort together with DERMALOG Identification Systems GmbH, Germany's largest biometrics company, in the joint venture "Rheinmetall Dermalog SensorTec".

The Electrification & Digitalization business unit remains an international leader in the development and manufacture of solenoid valves.

Thermal Management

The Thermal Management business unit focuses on the development, production and sale of temperature control and management solutions for various applications in e-mobility and industry.

The product line comprises a wide range of products, including e.g:

  • Components such as compressor and electric water pumps for heat pumps.
  • Complete heat pumps for full service operators
  • Refrigerant and coolant modules for e-mobility & industry
  • Electric oil pumps for e-mobility
  • Electric water pumps for the industry


The Trade business unit (Motorservice Group) acts as a sales organization for Rheinmetall's global aftermarket activities and is a leading supplier of engine components for the independent aftermarket. With premium brands such as Kolbenschmidt, Pierburg, TRW Engine Components and the BF and Turbo by Intec brands, Motorservice offers its trade and repair shop customers a wide and comprehensive range of top-quality products.

Business Areas


In the Hydrogen business area, the divison Power Systems focuses on the development and production of fuel cell components and systems. This includes balance of plant components such as valves on the cathode side and pumps on the anode side.

The development of components is aimed at enabling the efficient and reliable use of fuel cells. H2 applications and products are planned for various segments, including mobility (cars, trucks, buses, trains, maritime systems), stationary systems and industry.

In addition to Balance of Plant components, the Hydrogen business area also focuses on hydrogen production and storage and contributes to climate neutrality and CO2 reduction with its overall foodprint.


The Invent business area develops, produces and distributes new technologies, components, parts and systems, particularly in the areas of mobility, industry, mechanical engineering, electronics and technical building equipment.

As an incubator for new technologies and processes, the focus is on product diversification and transformation. The Invent business area builds on the Rheinmetall Group's existing expertise and many years of experience in the fields of systems engineering, materials and manufacturing technologies.

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